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Vaccine Ask Us: Appointments, Busy Signal

At 2:35 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 18, I received a call stating that appointments could be made starting at 2:30 p.m. by calling 884-4007. I tried 20 times to get through but received either a busy signal or a recording saying all staff... — Updated 1/20/2021

 

Vaccination Roll Out Comes To Rosman Area – Transylvania County, NC

Public health officials distributed more than 500 doses on Wednesday at the Rosman Baptist Tabernacle. Officials worked from 830 a.m. to 7 p.m. with a small break to allow for the... — Updated 1/20/2021

 

Vaccination Appointments Available-Brevard N.C.

Transylvania Public Health is offering COVID-19 vaccination appointments this week, Jan. 20-22, in several community locations (see the graph). These vaccines will be available for... — Updated 1/19/2021

 

County Library To Act As COVID-19 Information Call Center-Brevard NC

Transylvania County Manager Jaime Laughter announced Friday that starting next week the county would be making changes to help residents get better, quicker access to COVID-19 vaccination information. According to Laughter, the pub... — Updated 1/16/2021

 

Transylvania Public Health: Another Resident Dies From COVID-19

Transylvania Public Health is reporting another county resident has died from COVID-19 and 27 more residents testing positives for the virus. As of Thursday, 12 county residents have died from COVID-19 and 1,301 have tested... — Updated 1/16/2021

 
 By Alex Perri    COVID-19

Public Health Addresses Vaccination Status – Transylvania County, NC

The two COVID-19 vaccinations currently approved for emergency use in the United States, the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, were developed in record time, yet the final leg of the race to make sure every person who wants a vaccine... — Updated 1/14/2021

 

County COVID-19 Cases At 1,274 – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania Public Health reported 18 additional cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, for a total of 1,274 cases and 11 deaths among county residents. As of Wednesday, 203 county residents... — Updated 1/13/2021

 

COVID Vaccine Q&A

The COVID-19 vaccine was developed in record time, and is one of the greatest scientific feats of our time. The next fastest vaccine to ever be developed was for mumps, and that took four years. And while many are breathing a sigh... — Updated 1/13/2021

 

County COVID-19 Cases At 1,206 – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania Public Health reported 64 additional cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, for a total of 1,206 cases and 11 deaths among county residents since the pandemic started. As... — Updated 1/12/2021

 

County Vaccine Count At 146 – Transylvania County, NC

As of Tuesday morning, a total of 146 people in Transylvania County had received one dose of the vaccine and one person had completed the vaccine series. Transylvania Public Health... — Updated 1/6/2021

 

State Updates Vaccine Plan

The N.C. Department of Health Human Services announced it had updated its vaccination plan to align with new federal recommendations. The changes simplify, according to a press release, the vaccine process and continue the... — Updated 1/4/2021

 

County Virus Count At 933 Cases – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania Public Health reported 24 additional cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, for a total of 933 cases and 10 deaths among county residents since the pandemic started. As of... — Updated 12/30/2020

 

UPDATED:Virus Count At 896 Cases – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania Public Health is reporting 52 additional cases of COVID-19 since the last update on Dec. 23, for a total of 896 cases and 10 deaths among county residents. As of... — Updated 12/28/2020

 

First Vaccine Shot Given In Transylvania – Transylvania County, NC

The first shipment of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine arrived and was administered at Transylvania Regional Hospital (TRH) on Monday, Dec. 21. A total of 168 frontline health... — Updated 12/23/2020

 

First Person Receives COVID-19 Vaccine At Transylvania Regional Hospital

The first shipment of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine arrived and was administered at Transylvania Regional Hospital (TRH) on Monday. A total of 168 frontline health care workers at TRH received the vaccine during the four-hour... — Updated 12/22/2020

 

County COVID-19 Count Now At Stands At 797

Transylvania Public Health reported 34 additional cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, for a total of 797 cases and 10 deaths among county residents since the pandemic started. As... — Updated 12/22/2020

 

County's COVID-19 Count At 739 Cases – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania Public Health reported seven additional cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, for a total of 739 cases and 10 deaths among county residents since the pandemic started. As of... — Updated 12/16/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    COVID-19

New Mask Mandate In Place – Transylvania County, NC

Last month, Gov. Roy Cooper issued a new executive order for the use of face coverings in North Carolina, and from the start, mandatory masking has been an issue of concern for many North Carolinians. The Transylvania Times spoke... — Updated 12/16/2020

 

Public Health: 10th County Resident Dies From COVID-19

On Thursday, Transylvania Public Health reported one more Transylvania County resident had died from COVID-19, bringing the total to 10 fatalities since the pandemic started.... — Updated 12/14/2020

 

Public Health: Another County Resident Dies Due To COVID-19

Transylvania Public Health is reporting 10 additional cases and one additional death from COVID-19 today, for a total of 657 cases and 10 deaths among county residents. Currently,... — Updated 12/10/2020

 

Stay At Home Order Set To Begin

Gov. Roy Cooper and N.C. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen announced Tuesday that North Carolina will begin a modified Stay at Home Order after a rapid increase in North Carolina’s key COVID-19... — Updated 12/9/2020

 

Public To Be Required To Stay At Home From 10 p.m. To 5 a.m. Beginning Friday

Gov. Roy Cooper and N.C. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen today announced that North Carolina will begin a Modified Stay at Home Order after a... — Updated 12/9/2020

 

Public Health: Quarantine Times Now Reduced

On Thursday, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services released updated guidance to local health departments based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recent options for reducing the length of quarantine... — Updated 12/7/2020

 

Health Department Receives Guidance On Quarantine Times

On Thursday, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services released updated guidance to local health departments based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recent options for reducing the length of quarantine... — Updated 12/4/2020

 

COVID-19 Cluster Reported At Rosman High School

A cluster of cases has been identified at Rosman High School, particularly among those associated with the volleyball team, according to Transylvania Public Health. This is the... — Updated 12/3/2020

 

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